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New issue of the Journal of Alpine Research series

The latest issue of the Revue de Géographie Alpine series comprises five specialist articles on a variety of topics. One article examines the causes of flooding and the measures that are necessary to prevent it based on the example of the Isère/F region while another article focuses on sustainable water management in general.
The interplay between natural, the local population and tourism is highlighted using the example of Verbier/CH. The two other contributions look at the ecological repercussions of surrendering farming land and how to cope with avalanches. All the texts are published in both French and English.
Bibliography: La revue de géographie alpine/Journal of Alpine Research, Vol. 93, No. 3, September 2005, Mélanges 2005/Miscellaneous articles 2005, Grenoble, ISSN 0035-1121, 143 pages, to order: http://iga.ujf-grenoble.fr/territoires/editions/RGA (fr)